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Mammoth Town Council report

By Deb Murphy Mammoth Lakes Town Council gave the green light to the design phase for additional parking in the North Village area, completing Trails End Park and seeking grant funding for a sub-consortium of the Eastern Sierra Connect Regional Broadband Consortium at Wednesday evening’s meeting. The 72 parking spaces, identified as Hillside Lot Phases […]

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Letter from ‘Let Mammoth Decide’

The group ‘Let Mammoth Decide’ submitted the following letter to Sierra Wave Media: At last week’s Council meeting, instead of adopting the Let Mammoth Decide Initiative or scheduling an election, a decision was made to order another staff report studying the Initiative. Mayor Pro Tem Raimondo questioned the very legitimacy of the Initiative and the signature gathering […]

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MLTC: the new arrive, the old maintain power

The glamour part of running for Mammoth Town Council has ended, and the grinding work has begun. When the Council met, they certified election results, administered the oath of office to the three new councilmen, and chose a new Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem. But before the new came in, the old departed with no lack […]

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Town Council: stoves, budget and fees

The Mammoth Town Council meets tonight. They will start off their meeting with a closed session at 5:30 with their attorney to discuss anticipated litigation. There is no public information on what this might be. The regular meeting will start at 6pm. A Council presentation starts off the agenda. The Council will recognize Bipin Morari, […]

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Moderator Brent Truax

Mammoth Town Council candidate forum

Eight Mammoth Town Council candidates fielded individual questions from moderator Brent Truax Tuesday evening at the Mammoth Chamber of Commerce forum. Some got specific in their answers. Some didn’t. The rules of the forum allowed candidates to pick their own topics to discuss if they had the time. Here are a few examples of questions […]

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Mammoth Fire Division Chief Thom Heller

Do building shadows equal ice?

When the Mammoth Town Council approved changes in the Zoning Code recently, they heard from Mammoth Fire Division Chief Thom Heller. He pointed out concerns about adequate parking requirements and potential shading of winter streets by tall buildings. Safety lies at the heart of both issues for fire officials. Division Chief Heller said the new […]

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Mammoth Town Council: investments, CHP report

With the tempting news that they could make $30,000 or $40,000 more for the Town, Mono Supervisor Chairman Larry Johnston spoke to the Mammoth Town Council last week during public comment. Johnston explained that if the Town invested its money in the Mono Investment Pool, there would be a bigger return on investment. Currently, the […]

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Council votes 3 to 2 for pay raise

Mammoth Town Council members held their ground on their views of a pay raise for the Council. Their not so fabulous pay of $300 per month is set in Government Code but does allow a 5% increase annually. The Council never did vote in those raises for the past 29 years. On a 3 to […]

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Mammoth Town Council: water, pay raise, and e-smokes

To start off the Mammoth Town Council meeting tonight, Mammoth Community Water District General Manager Pat Hayes will make a presentation on water conservation efforts. Even with the late snowfall, water supplies remain low. Hayes will be followed by two public hearings – one on the Zoning Code update and the other on a Community […]

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Eight candidates for Mammoth Town Council

At a few minutes before 5pm yesterday, right before the deadline, there were eight candidates who had filed to run for three seats on the Mammoth Town Council. Colin Fernie and Shields Richardson filed their papers which they took out last week, and one more candidate came in on the final day to pull papers […]

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